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Hotel on the Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.906 / 51°54'21"N

Longitude: -2.0704 / 2°4'13"W

OS Eastings: 395254

OS Northings: 223058

OS Grid: SO952230

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.KCD

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2CB5

Plus Code: 9C3VWW4H+CR

Entry Name: Hotel on the Park

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474607

Location: Pittville, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/6/312 (West side)
12/03/55 No.38
Hotel on the Park
(Formerly Listed as:
Cleveland House)


Villa now hotel. c1830 for Theodore Gwinnet, solicitor, with
later additions and alterations including extension to rear of
1993. Brick with stucco facades and hipped slate roof; tall
left end stuccoed stacks with cornices. Double-depth plan with
central hallway.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with attic, 5 first-floor windows; with
2-lower-storey, single bay to right. End window-bays break
forward. Stucco detailing includes plinth, Doric pilasters
through ground and first floors to end of breakforwards,
surmounted by entablature and with pilasters to second floor,
cornice and blocking course; ground and first-floor windows
have tooled architraves. Central distyle Ionic porch with
pulvinated frieze, modillion cornice and blocking course, now
with side walls and glazing with margin-lights; within a
6-panel door with sidelights and cambered overlight with
batwing and circle glazing bars. 6/6 windows except ground
floor has tall 1/1 sashes, all in plain reveals and with
sills. Left return has 4-window facade with blind openings and
Doric pilasters between bays. Rear has tall round-arched
staircase sash, 6/6 with radial glazing to head.
INTERIOR: retains original joinery including 6-fielded-panel
doors in reeded architraves and with fleurons to corners and
fielded-panel shutters to windows. Original plasterwork
includes acanthus modillions to hall and embellished cornices
and ceiling friezes to ground-floor rooms, that to right with
grape motif. Narrow-open-well staircase with carved tread ends
has stick balusters and unwreathed handrail. Marble
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as part of the development of this area
undertaken for Joseph Pitt in 1825-42. Theodore Gwinnet had
had Albion House, North Place (qv) built c1805.
Occupies a prominent corner site on one of the main approach
roads into Cheltenham.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 67).

Listing NGR: SO9524523065

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